ESPN sets schedule for playoff selection show

The Associated PressJuly 14, 2014 

The semifinal matchups for the first College Football Playoff will be announced Dec. 7 on ESPN.

The network said Monday the four teams chosen by the selection committee to compete for the national championship will be disclosed at 12:45 EST at the top of the College Football Playoff Selection Show.

This season the semifinals will be played at the Rose Bowl and Sugar Bowl. The pairings for the other four New Year's games that are part of the playoff rotation will be announced by the selection committee by 3 p.m. EST on Dec. 7.

Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long, who is the chairman of the selection committee, will be interviewed on the show. Rece Davis will host, with analysts Kirk Herbstreit, Danny Kanell and David Pollock.

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